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2018 Rene Rostaing Cote Rotie Ampodium

Cote Rotie, Northern Rhone, FRANCE
$175. 00 Bottle
$2100.00 Dozen
ABV: 14.5%
Closure: Cork

Other Reviews....
Mostly blended but still in barrel, the 2018 Cote Rotie Ampodium is a terrific introduction to the Côte Rôties of Rostaing. Mulberries and licorice appear on the nose, followed by savory notes of espresso and black olives on the medium to full-bodied palate. It's silky, fine and complex, with a long, softly dusty finish. I also tasted a richer, more structured lot from la Viallière that will be blended in, along with a terrific-looking barrel from Leyat that will add floral, raspberry and mocha notes.
92-94 points
Joe Czerwinski - Wine Advocate (Dec 2019)